Nam Nao National Park

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Nam Nao National Park
อุทยานแห่งชาติน้ำหนาว
IUCN category II (national park)
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Bamboo clumps in Nam Nao National Park
Map showing the location of Nam Nao National Park
Map showing the location of Nam Nao National Park
Location within Thailand
Location Thailand
Nearest city Phetchabun
Coordinates 16°44′01″N 101°33′47″E / 16.73361°N 101.56306°E / 16.73361; 101.56306Coordinates: 16°44′01″N 101°33′47″E / 16.73361°N 101.56306°E / 16.73361; 101.56306
Area 1,000 km2
Established 1972

Nam Nao National Park is a protected area in Nam Nao District, Phetchabun Province in northern Thailand. It is 55 kilometres (34 mi) east of Lom Sak District.

The park is a large forest still in its original state. It is filled with pineries, grasslands, and jungle. The park is home to more than 100 species of birds. The average annual temperature is 25 degrees Celsius. Between December and January temperatures drop to as low as 2-5 degrees Celsius.[1] Nam Nao National Park is part of a Level I "tiger conservation unit" (TCU).[2] It encompasses 1,000 square kilometres (390 sq mi).[3]

The park as seen from Route 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nam Nao National Park". Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). Retrieved 20 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Wikramanayake, Eric D. (2002). Terrestrial Ecoregions of the Indo-Pacific: A Conservation Assessment. Island Press. pp. 382–. ISBN 978-1-55963-923-1. Retrieved October 1, 2011. [dead link]
  3. ^ Williams, China (August 1, 2009). Thailand. Lonely Planet. pp. 501–. ISBN 978-1-74179-157-0. Retrieved October 1, 2011. 

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